Spice WorldJanuary 23, 1998
World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.
Release Year: 1997
Rating: 2.9/10 (20,557 voted)
Critic's Score: 32/100
Stars: Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm
Climb aboard the double decker Spice Bus and get ready for a madcap musical adventure with the sexy phenomenons of pop – the Spice Girls. An encounter with extra-terrestrials, a night in a haunted castle, and a moment of truth in a maternity ward are just a few of the escapades the endeavored upon as the Girls gear up for their first live concert at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Writers: Spice Girls, Kim Fuller
Emma – Baby Spice
Geri – Ginger Spice
(as Geraldine Halliwell)
Victoria – Posh Spice
(as Victoria Adams)
The Dream Boys
Five girls. Five days. One rocking world!
Release Date: 23 January 1998
Filming Locations: Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: DEM 2,001,712
(4 January 1998)
(19 April 1998)
Did You Know?
Among the many in-jokes (which may become obscured by the mists of time) is Dennis saying, when asked to fix the toilets, that he'd do anything for the girls, "but I won't do that!" – a reference to Meat Loaf's single, "I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)".
Incorrectly regarded as goofs:
Apparently, the model of life jacket used is yellow when inflated and orange when deflated.
[the two competition winners and Victoria are being pulled back onto their boat after taking a tumble into the River Thames]
Vicky, Vicky, you want to wear this?
[offers her jacket]
I'm not *that* desperate, *thank you!*
When I was seven and this movie came out, it was the biggest thing
around. Everyone wanted to be the Spice Girls. After they split up and
weren't cool anymore, everyone forgot about the movie. But ho, ho,
what's this? Years later, here I am cleaning out my old Disney and
Barney videos and stumble across my old friend that I used to watch
everyday. Even at my old age of fifteen, never failed to crack me up.
Obviously, this isn't meant to be a contender for Oscars. Anyone can
see that. But I can't find much to hate about a movie that's
practically the visual to go along with the song "Girls just wanna have
fun." That's all it is, fun. And a lot of good fun at that. It's just a
guilty pleasure, and it's so much fun to watch it with old friends
singing into hair brushes and wearing feather boas. You just need to
keep in mind that it was publicity for their new record and it's not
meant to be one of those heavy movies you over-analyze. Recommendation:
This movie is much funner when you watch it jumping up and down on a
couch like a seven year old.